Changing Plant Life of La Frontera

Observations on Vegetation in the U.S./Mexico Borderlands
Edited by Grady L. WebsterConrad J. Bahre

Presents a new agenda for study of the strikingly diverse shrub and grassland ecosystems of the U.S./Mexico border.

The Colorado Plateau

A Geologic History
Revised and Updated edition
By Donald L. Baars

Written with the general reader in mind, this is the updated edition of the classic on the geology of the red rock and canyon country of the Fours Corners region of Utah, Colorado, Arizona, and New Mexico.

Biology, Brains, and Behavior

The Evolution of Human Development
Edited by Sue Taylor ParkerJonas LangerMichael L. McKinney

An exciting new cross-disciplinary field of biocultural research is emerging at the start of the twenty-first century: developmental evolutionary biology.

Bone Voyage

A Journey in Forensic Anthropology
By Stanley Rhine

Bone Voyage is a lively account of the role of the forensic anthropologist in the Office of the Medical Investigator--recovering bodies, establishing identities, and solving the puzzles of death.

Cyborgs and Citadels

Anthropological Interventions in Emerging Sciences and Technologies
Edited by Gary Lee DowneyJoseph Dumit

Some of the country’s most influential thinkers use anthropological methods and theories to examine the practices and practitioners of contemporary science, technology, and medicine in the United States. The authors explore such questions as how science gains authority to direct truth practices, the boundaries between humans and machines, and how science, technology, and medicine contribute to the fashioning of selves.

Hummingbirds of North America

Attracting, Feeding, and Photographing
By Dan True

A fully illustrated guide, keyed state by state, to all 16 species of North American hummers, including all of their personal quirks and habits.

The Day the Sun Rose Twice

The Story of the Trinity Site Nuclear Explosion, July 16, 1945
By Ferenc Szasz

The prize-winning history of the Manhattan Project.


Anthropological and Psychological Interpretations
Edited by Barbara Tedlock

The ten contributors to this book-anthropologists and psychologists-explore the ways in which dreams are remembered, recounted, shared (or not shared), interpreted, and used by people from New Guinea to the Andes. The authors take a major step toward moving the study of dreaming from the margins to the mainstream of anthropological thought.

Edible Native Plants of the Rocky Mountains

By H. D. Harrington
Illustrations by Y. Matsumura

This book is an excellent listing of the edible plants of the Rockies. It provides recipes for the preparation of beers and wines, jams and preserves, the cooking of greens and the preparation of dyes, as well as brief histories of the plants' uses by historic and prehistoric peoples.